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She (AKA Suzanne Toro)

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'She' (aka Suzanne Toro) shares stories about local to global topics affecting our communities with the intent to inspire, educate and shine a light on the possible. During her broadcasts she melds her cunning intellect with her sense of humor and a compassionate heart; while she uses her intuitive nature and global visions to bring each story full circle. Ultimately reminding you that, All is Possible! Weekly 'She' shares 3-4 broadcasts that include the following formats: Interviews with In ...
 
Sometimes it‘s hard to see the light and to find the laughter. 52 Weeks of Hope is where you’ll hear from thought leaders, healers, and others who share their journeys through difficulties and uncertainty to feeling empowered, confident, and secure, knowing we don‘t have to do this life thing alone. Join self-help advocate, mom, and lawyer Lauren Abrams every week as she interviews inspirational people who motivate you to keep going and align with your path. Through humor, transparency, and ...
 
Ramble-(verb) 1. walk for pleasure, typically without a definite route. 2. talk or write at length in a confused or inconsequential way. Ramble by the River (Ramblebytheriver.com) is about becoming the best human possible. Join me and my guests, as we discuss the blessing that is the human experience. Ramble by the River is about finding an honest path to truth without losing our sense of humor along the way. It is about healing from the trauma of the past and moving into the next chapter of ...
 
In this weekly podcast, host Arpita Mehta encourages other like-minded millennials to come on a journey with her as she uses her own life as a test run to find answers to the questions we all have. Each week, she searches for actionable advice from experts on topics ranging from health and beauty to self-improvement and career development. Arpita uses humor, honesty, and a healthy dose of self-deprecation to break down big concepts into bite-sized pieces that will leave you feeling seen and ...
 
Bullet Train is a podcast produced by Asia Pacific Arts, an online magazine based in Los Angeles that has been covering pan-Asian arts and entertainment since 2003. Launched in February 2015, Bullet Train features pop culture stories connecting Asia with the rest of the world. We'll travel from Chinese dramas, K-pop and Bollywood to YouTube, karaoke and comic books and take you where you didn't even know you wanted to go.
 
This podcast is about navigating through your twenties. Our twenties are a time of exploration into ourselves and it can often seem difficult or confusing. I made this podcast because I am currently in the midst of my 20's and let's be honest does anyone know what the hell they are doing? So I decided why not share with everyone what I have experienced thus far and with the help of friends hopefully we can process this time together.
 
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"The moon is most happy When it is full. And the sun always looks Like a perfect minted gold coin. That was just Polished And placed in flight By God’s playful Kiss. And so many varieties of fruit Hang plump and round From branches that seem like a Sculptor’s hands. I see the beautiful curve of a pregnant belly Shaped by a soul within, And the Eart…
 
We all know that person – someone who’s so self-possessed, so self-assured, that they never seem to need to think about what to do, or how to dress, or what to say. Everything just seems to happen for these people! And it leaves the rest of us wondering, “How do they seem to have it all together?” Well, there’s no secret sauce or special pill – it’…
 
The Ultra-Traditional, the “Buddy”, the Know-it-All, and the “Too Nice” are all teacher types that John and Jared are going to break down and you should consider avoiding. That being said, they have some redeeming qualities too! Interview is with Brad Johnson whose interest and friendships were the driving force in improving his Chinese skills to t…
 
"When you are steadfast in your abstention of thoughts of harm directed toward yourself and others, all living creatures will cease to feel fear in your presence." — Patanjali This week we dive into the power of inner and outer courage.. By cultivating a disciplined practice and a honest relationship with yourself and the world around you. May all …
 
Summer Seasonal Focus: Rainbow Rolls Savory + Sweet. Bread. Toast. Tapenades. Eating the Rainbow. Listening to you. Zero Waste Meal Time. Learn how to listen to you. Seasonal food conversations with a deep passion to serve your well being and the well being of others. “Dare to love yourself as if you were a rainbow with gold at both ends.” ― Author…
 
Local business owner and longtime friend of the show CJ Hawkinson stops by with a few bottles of top-shelf whiskey and some delightful conversation. CJ talks about his rise through the ranks of Ford Electric to become a part-owner of the company in 2019, his son Gabe's life-threatening heart condition that led to neonatal heart surgery just hours a…
 
Today’s guest Karen Gamba has endured challenges most of us can’t even imagine. Growing up in South Africa during apartheid, Karen eventually came to the U.S. and built a successful career in corporate America. But when she realized a corporate career didn’t feed her soul, she took on another challenge: leaving the security of her longtime 9 to 5 t…
 
Join Christianna Geralyn Burkee and Suzanne Toro as we explore her candor, wit, creative expression and love encouragement. She loves to make people laugh, keep it real and inspire others to live the life the want to live. She expressed herself as a photographer, singer-songwriter, artist and poet. Her Tik-Tok presence has inspired and entertained …
 
“To return to the root is to find peace. / To find peace is to fulfill one’s destiny.” — Tao Te Ching This week we explore emotional capacity and psycho-spiritual transformation. By cultivating a disciplined practice and a honest relationship with your emotional capacity, you will become a conduit too assisting yourself in moving beyond the way we …
 
In this episode we discuss the endgame of the Arrow war, and China's resulting loss of full sovereignty as the foreign powers take root in Beijing. We also discuss the looting/burning of the summer palace, and how despite British claims, it had less to do with making a diplomatic statement, and more to do with avarice and greed. From the Qing/Chine…
 
Summer Seasonal Focus: Cooling Mango Lassi. Super Easy Nutrient Rich Snack. Listening to you. Cultivating an agricultural relationship with planet earth and all of you. Learn how to listen to you. Seasonal food conversations with a deep passion to serve your well being and the well being of others. “Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, ye…
 
Join Cristi Christensen and Suzanne Toro as they explore her wisdom. We dive into her book Chakra Ritual, the Chakra System, Healing, Ritual, Sisterhood, Inner Transformation, Generational Healing and the Divine. About Cristi IG @cristi_christensen Cristi has been the face for yoga & lifestyles brands such as Exhale Spa, Loewes Hotel Hollywood, Sat…
 
Jacob Miller is a touring singer/songwriter and a featured contestant on NBC's The Voice. While in town to perform at Pickled Fish, he stopped by the studio to play a few songs and talk about his artistic process and his upcoming West Coast tour. Jacob is the first musical guest we have heard on Ramble by the River and he set a precedent that will …
 
"Take a breath of the new dawn and make it a part of you." (Native American Hopi Proverb) Every lunar cycle the "moon" reflects light and shadow. We have reached the NEW moon in a month currently identified as July the 6th Lunar Cycle (in coordination with Tibetan count). At time that the New Moon reflects a shadow and invites you into be with your…
 
Today’s guest Dominic Zenden has a unique ability – to see a person’s aura. He’s been doing it since childhood and has used his gift in every aspect of his life, from working in the prison system to helping people find their best match based on looking at color photographs. “I think that we can all do it. It can be a new thing for the world to be a…
 
In this special episode, John and Jared interview game-based learning expert Fred Poole who is a professor at Michigan State University, an avid gamer, and also an advanced speaker of Chinese and Spanish. Links from the episode: Fred Poole at Github Game and Activity Book by Fred Poole (PDF) Identity RPG game Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Cur…
 
As a bee gathering nectar does not harm or disturb the color and fragrance of the flower; so do the wise move through the world.– Buddha Mother Nature. Returning to Balance. This week we break the code of imbalance. During this dharma talk, I welcome you to self identify the imbalance from within. Then, you will decide where and how to bring yourse…
 
Summer Seasonal Focus: Summer Salads. Mocktails. Reading Labels. Learn how to listen to you. Seasonal food conversations with a deep passion to serve your well being and the well being of others. "One must keep a store of common sense," said Tchitchikov, "and consult one's common sense at every minute, have a friendly conversation with it. — Nikola…
 
In this delightful podcast, Colten Chalker stops by to talk about life, liberty, and love. Colten is a local electrician, an old friend of mine, and a favorite guest from Ramble by the River season 1 (Ep.5). Some topics you can look forward to: Colten’s recent wedding and the wardrobe malfunction that almost ruined everything. Colten describes the …
 
Join Suzanne Toro and Leonidas Ruaro as he shares their great work in Joca, Costa Rica with the local kids in Judo, Jiujitsu, Chess, Yoga, Break Dancing, and Language. “Discipline is the mother to all freedoms.” Leonidas Ruaro The Foundation Pura Vida Fighting for kids foundation is based on the need to reach out children at social risk in Jacó, Co…
 
Do you really, truly, deeply feel your emotions? Or do you try to stuff them down and ignore them? Today’s guest, certified IM Trainer and lifelong educator Michelle Windmueller, tried therapy and medication, but didn’t fully experience her emotions until after retirement, when she began meditating for the first time. “I was so grateful to my first…
 
During the Chinese Civil war, the communist forces experimented with various election systems in the territory they controlled, however upon taking control of the country in 1949, all large scale elections ceased. However, facing mounting pressure from the Soviet Union, the Communist party eventually restarted "elections" in 1954. In this episode w…
 
“The way to eliminate ignorance is through steady, focused discrimination between the observer and the world.” ~ Patanjali This week we dive in to one of the necessary foundational pillars to a spiritual and faith based practice...'awareness'. By cultivating a disciplined practice and relationship with awareness in all states of being you will heal…
 
Summer Seasonal Focus: Summer Seasonal Focus: Zero. PreBiotic and ProBiotic. Listening to you. Seasonal food conversations in a plight to serve your well being and the well being of others. “Pollution is nothing but resources we're not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.” ― R. Buckminster Fuller Recipe:…
 
Calvin Baze is an NSCA Certified Personal Trainer currently working at Snap Fitness in Long Beach. He grew up in the tiny town of Ocean Park, Washington. (Calvin and I grew up on the same street, just not at the same time.) Within the first 10 minutes of the interview it becomes obvious that Calvin is a deep-thinker who understands how important it…
 
“The Earth would die If the sun stopped kissing her.” Hafez Every lunar cycle the "moon" reflects light and shadow. We have reached the FULL moon in a month currently identified as July middle of the 5th Lunar Cycle. A time the the Full Moon shines bright and invites you into your inner landscape and outer landscape simultaneously. Nature all aroun…
 
Nobody knows you better than you know yourself. In Qigong, a holistic classical Chinese approach to health and wellness, this idea is known as “the superior doctor” – and today’s guest, healer and teacher Chris Shelton, tells us how we can each become our own superior doctor. “We have a saying that the superior doctor is one that could prevent dise…
 
Have you ever had comments in Chinese about your weight, asked how much money you make, or experienced just a general lack of “please” and “thank-you”? John and Jared talk about common usages of Chinese that at times can be perceived as “rude” by non-native speakers. Plus we’ll talk about how YOU can avoid being perceived as rude to Chinese speaker…
 
This week we explore the power of honesty. We will check in with your emotional, mental, physical and soul body. The inner honesty ripples from the internal to the external world. “Here is, in truth, the whole secret of Yoga, the science of the soul. The active turnings, the strident vibrations, of selfishness, lust and hate are to be stilled by me…
 
Summer Seasonal Food Focus: Artichokes. You will not get all choked UP. Coupled with Asparagus. Italian Ice. Seasonal food conversations in a plight to serve your well being and the well being of others. “The artichoke above all is the vegetable expression of civilized living, of the long view, of increasing delight by anticipation and crescendo. N…
 
Eric Grey is an acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist with his own wellness company based in Astoria, Oregon. As the owner of Watershed Wellness, Eric has been practicing traditional Chinese herbal medicine for many years and he stopped by the studio to talk about his business, his personal backstory, and his high-tech hobbies. We get into the detail…
 
Nobody gets through life unscathed, especially these days. What we need to get through the darkness is the promise of light. So I interviewed a huge variety of very different people, all from unique backgrounds and beliefs – from rabbis to doctors to storytellers and everyone in between – and asked them what they’d gleaned from just living life. I …
 
After the Anglo/French diplomatic mission in 1859 was destroyed by the Qing Military, a larger, more powerful diplomatic army was sent in 1860 to ram the 'Treaty of Friendship' down the throats of the Qing Court. Despite being unable to stop this larger force militarily, the Qing Empire would attempt every conceivable tactic to delay, misdirect, or…
 
This 4th of July we celebrate independent thinking. We open with a spirited discussion with my 4 year-old daughter regarding the ethical concerns of high-velocity particle physics (Spoiler Alert: they may be trying to open a portal to another dimension). We also take an unexpected turn into some real family stuff and Amelia expresses some strong fe…
 
This week we explore the power of forgiveness. Create some space in your emotional, mental, physical and soul body. Forgiveness ultimately is a practice of making things right with self. Then, it ripples from there. The opportunity to reconcile karma. “You yourself are your own obstacle, rise above yourself.” – Hafez May all beings everywhere remem…
 
Mind You + Food with Suzanne Toro Summer Seasonal Focus: Tomatoes, Cucumbers & Almonds ‘Oh MY’, Listening to you. Seasonal food conversations in a plight to serve your well being and the well being of others. Philosophy of Crete food: “Everything we get from nature in Crete is the diet. Everything is local and seasonal “ ~unknown Recipe: Bruschetta…
 
How can we find the strength to persevere through darkness? Is holding on through adversity worth the struggle? How can we find our purpose when times are hard and faith is low? Today’s guest, entrepreneur, influencer and business coach Melissa Hughes, inspires us with her story of finding purpose and establishing a wildly successful career after l…
 
“I once asked a bird, how is it that you fly in this gravity of darkness? She responded, ‘love lifts me.’ Hafez Every lunar cycle the "moon" reflects light and shadow. We have reached the new moon in a month currently identified as June the 5th Lunar Cycle. A time that the New Moon reflects a shadow and invites you into be with your inner landscape…
 
How long can you use Chinese before your “brain is full”? John and Jared talk about endurance in Chinese, how to build stamina, and what to expect as your Chinese progresses to the next level. Interview is with Tyler Christler, an American based in Dalian speaking Dongbei-flavored Mandarin who produces videos on Chinese social media. Links from the…
 
Did you ever get some unwritten message that you aren't "supposed" to laugh after you experience loss? Or other unspoken rules? Emily Threatt informs you in this episode about what to say and not say after a loss, how you get back to a space of love and joy and so much more. Learn concrete tools after grief from Emily, a grief transformation expert…
 
Join Suzanne Toro and Chris Kidawski as they explore pain, the human body, the fascia, human consciousness, attitude and the oscillating force within you (aka your soul). About Christopher J. Kidawski http://influentialhealthsolutions.com/ Coach. Author. World Traveler. I have been many other things in this lifetime as well. Perhaps my best ability…
 
Bonus sneak peek of Ramble on the Road, the premium companion podcast to Ramble by the River. Available on Patreon.com. Subscribe by clicking the link at the top of the page--> Ramblebytheriver.com. If you are having thoughts of suicide, there is someone who can help. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255. Keywords: Pets; dog c…
 
The Modern Chinese state calls itself a People's Democratic Dictatorship (人民民主专政), and insists that it quickly and efficiently translates the people's will into government policy. Supposedly the Chinese people have no want or need for slow, chaotic, and expensive 'western style' democracy, and some studies even seem to back this up. All of this how…
 
This week we explore the we explore the value of emotional intelligence and the opportunity to assisting in generational healing. You will be invited to open up some of those toward away events in your life with the opportunity to assist in your own liberation through self examination. "Yogic action has three components: discipline, self-study and …
 
Mind You + Food with Suzanne Toro Summer Seasonal Focus: Loving Lemons, Critical Thinking, Listening and Soul’s Reflection. Seasonal food conversations in a plight to serve your well being and the well being of others. “In America, one must be something, but in Italy one can simply be.” — PIETROS MANEOS - AMERICAN-ITALIAN POET AND MODEL Recipe: Lem…
 
Local artist and longtime friend Madeline Pointer joins me for an enlightened discussion about the state of the world, the future of humanity and why it is so easy to fall in love a good salad. I explain my findings regarding Elon Musk's plan for global domination, Madeline talks about the wild foraged ingredients you can find in local PNW cuisine.…
 
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